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. peept dumont is president and ceo of the air traffic control association. mr. dumont, your answer to that question. >> guest: there have been some attacks on the system. ta abt becau it'spublicized and confidential information and, obviously, you don't want too many people to know how the air traffic control system works. it's difficult to explain air traffic control in a sound bite. it's happened up in alaska, and what's being done now is we have very ancient infrastructure for air traffic control. it's been around since late '50s, early '60s, and it's a mix of different equipment. so it's very insecure. right now we're in a modernization phase where we're modernizing, moving from a land-based air traffic control system to space-based; satellites, gps, that type of thing. as we do that, we need to look at how we're going to prevent cyber attacks, how we're going to keep people from getting into the system. so basically right now it's education. it's letting people know what to look for, how to identify threats, what threats look like, what they might be and what to do when that h
as president ceo of air traffic controller association. mr. dumont your answer to that question? >> guest: there have been attacks on the system. they are not well publicized and they're not talked about because it's confidential information in office we don't want any people to know how the air traffic control system works. it's difficult to explain it on a soundbite. it's happened in alaska. what's being done now is we have very adjunct infrastructure for air traffic control. it's been around since the late 50's, early 60's antigenic so different equipment. right now we are in a modernization phase where we are modernizing the land-based air traffic control system to state-based satellites and gps on that type of thing. as we do that we need to look at how we are going to prevent cyberattacks and how we are going to keep people from getting into the system. basically right now it's education. it's letting people know what to look for how to identify threats, what threats look like and what they might need and what to do and that happens. >> host: greg rcs represents the financial servic
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